Malai Mahadeshwara Betta Hill Station
Malai Mahadeshwara likewise called as ‘MM Hills’, is situated at an elevation 3000 feet offers a heaven for nature darlings. The heart of the town is the temple devoted to Lord Sri Mahadeshwara an incarnation of Lord Shiva. A immense number of pilgrims frequently visit Male Mahadeshwara Hills to pay visit at Male Mahadeshwara Temple from Karnataka and also from the neighboring states. There are a few other spots of historical enthusiasm in this region to which the pilgrims regularly pay their visits.
Activities: Camping, Trekking, Fishing etc.
Best Places to Visit:
Male Mahadeshwara Temple: One of the most oldest temples in MM Hills, the Male Mahadeshwara Temple is the most conspicuous temple encompassed by 77 hills dedicated to Lord Shiva adorned the Southern piece of Karnataka.
Hogenakkel: Hogenakkal signifies ‘smoky rocks’ in kannada is a waterfall on the River Cauvery sometimes also called as the “Niagara of India”. The destination is likewise acclaimed for its neighborhood coracle (pontoon) ride in the waters of Cauvery.
Mekedatu: Mekedatu means Goat’s Leap in Kannada is a renowned excursion spot close to Bangalore. The stones at Mekedatu gets slippery at the time of rainstorm. This spot pulls great deal of visitor consistently.
Mettur Dam: Mettur Dam is the largest dam built in 1934 across River Cauvery at the gorge where the River enters the plain. Travelers can unwind and have lovely time in the Park which is well maintained close-by Mettur Dam.
Shivanasamudra Waterfall: The Shivanasamudra falls, literally signifies Shiva’s Sea is of divided kind of Waterfall. Before the falls, the river parts into two, framing an island. This waterfall is prestigious to have the Asia’s second biggest Hydro-Electric Power station.
Some other tourist attractions around this region are: Shri Kailasanathar Temple, Sankagiri Fort and Talakad etc.
Best Season to Visit: August to January